Project Details

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Delivery Method

DBOM Partially Public Finance
# of Projects: 1
100% of the Results

Background informationProject Created: July 16, 2009

Project Name: Airport Link
Year in Operation:
Sector: Transportation
Subsector: Tunnel, Roads
Status: Design / Construction
Type: New Facility
Description: The project is a mainly underground toll road that connects the inner city of Brisbane, the airport, and the city's northern suburbs. Airport Link will include two tunnels.
Delivery Method as described in the country where it's located: Public Private Partnership
Is the project still active: Yes
Comments: A private sector company will design, finance, construct, operate, and maintain the project for 45 years.

Project Locations

City: Brisbane
State: Queensland
Country: Australia, Commonwealth of

Souces of Project Support (Non-monetary)

Checkbox Checked Access to Land: The land was leased from the government of Queensland to the concessionaire for a period of 45 years.
Checkbox Checked Revenue Stream (Cash Flow) Protected Through Long Term Commitment(s) of Public Sponsor(s): The private sector entity will operate and maintain the Airport Link for 45 years.

Souces of Project Support (Monetary)

Checkbox Checked

From Public (Government) Sources to Producers: The Queensland state government will contribute $1.5 billion in total to the Airport Link, the Northern Busway, and Airport Roundabout projects.

Project Delivery & Finance Method

Project Delivery:
All Public Finance. Public Sponsor contracts for initial design, and separately contracts for initial construction. Public Owner operates and maintains the resulting facility.
Is there an independant checking engineer? Yes
Project Finance Method: All or Partially By Public Sponsor

Procurement Approach

Project Component
Based Selection
Request for
Request for
for Bids

Term for Key Components & Forms of Contract

Project Component
Combined Term: Initial Design, Construction, O&M Period

Project Value (If and As Known)

Date of Estimated Project Value: June 2, 2008
Project Value
Hard Cost
Hard & Soft Costs
$2-10 Billion US


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